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adjective     sound pronunciation in American English
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    a sound heart

    be of sound body/mind:

    The jury found that Holman was of sound mind when he committed the murder.

  3. 4
    safe, or in good condition

    a sound building

    Investigators found the airplane to be structurally sound.

  4. 5
    sound sleep is one that is difficult to wake you from

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snap election

a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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